COVID-19 and Cruising: Safety Tips

The best possible option is not to travel at all, but if you must, there are specific ways that you can follow to keep yourself out of harm’s way. Understand the risks involved with travelling during the pandemic. It is not just you if you get infected, you put a lot of your close ones at risk. So here are some safety tips that you should follow if you are cruising.

Today travel is something most people around the world have deterred themselves from. But you can still travel and be safe if you know the right tips.

Here are some ways to protect yourself and keep others out of the risks.

The first and foremost step is to diagnose yourself. If you are unwell refrain from travel as it only increases your chances of getting infected.

Anybody that’s sick is a red zone, and you should keep your distance.

Sanitization is a must. Wash your hands as frequently as possible or use a hand sanitizer. It would help if you also triednot to touch your eyes, mouth and nose. As your hand have the most potential to come in contact with any surface that has been contaminated, special care must be taken before you have food.

Maintain a distance of 2 meters or 6 feet from people. Try to avoid crowded places or gatherings. Stay in your cabin for as much time as you can throughout the voyage.

If you are someone who uses cigarettes, keep in mind that this may lead to contact between possibly contaminated hands, increasing the risk of infection. Avoiding products such as e-cigarettes, cigarettes, and pipes will potentially lower the chances of contamination.

Avoid the buffet if possible or cover your mouth and nose and sanitize your hands before you have your food.

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If you feel that you are falling sick or feel any symptoms of the corona, stay in your cabin and inform the authorities and follow the steps below.

Avoid sharing any item that could potentially be contaminated like all your electronic devices, including your mobile phone.

Do not share your clothes or bedding.

Cover your face and nose using a face mask. Physical contact with people is a no-no. Avoid hand-shakes, hugs and kisses.

Sanitization using any hand sanitizer that contains 60-70% ethanol or isopropanol or washing hands properly using soap and water for a minimum of 30secs to one minute.

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